42 APIs Used in 7 Days: Aviary Effects, eBay, Google Maps

Wendell Santos, July 16th, 2011

This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 42 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Effects, Barcelona Bicing, Google Shopping Content, Google Shopping Search, Google Translator Toolkit and Next Big Sound. The most often used APIs this week are eBay, Facebook and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (9 APIs, 10 mashups), Mapping (6 APIs, 9 mashups) and Music (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: Netflix, Salesforce.com, Facebook and Google Geocoding

Adam DuVander, March 26th, 2011

This past week 16 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include DoIt, Google Directions, Kelkoo, Magento, Miso, Pachube, PicPlz, WikiLocation and Yahoo Weather. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook Social Plugins, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 10 mashups) and Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Bing, Amazon and Google Maps

Adam DuVander, March 5th, 2011

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 28 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include FreebieSMS, Google Fusion Tables, Kelkoo, Snapr and Steply. The most often used APIs this week are Freebase, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 10 mashups), Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Photos (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


26 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, eBay, Google Maps and Etsy

Adam DuVander, January 22nd, 2011

This past week 27 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Empora Evergreen, Forvo and WhitePages.com. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 15 mashups) and Shopping (4 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


18 APIs Used in 7 Days: PayPal, Wikipedia, Amazon, Facebook and Bit.ly

Adam DuVander, December 18th, 2010

This past week 13 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Topsy. The most often used APIs this week are Etsy, Facebook and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (4 APIs, 7 mashups), Telephony (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 7 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Etsy Contest Winners Make Handmade Shopping and Selling Easy, Fun

Romin Irani, November 22nd, 2010

EtsyEtsy, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of handmade products has announced the winners of its Etsy Handmade Code contest using the Etsy API. The company’s blog announcement mentioned that there were a total of 34 eligible entries, including several mobile application entries, that ranged across from iPad/iPhone, Android, Blackberry and even Windows Mobile.


55 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, eBay, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp and YouTube

Adam DuVander, November 13th, 2010

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 55 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlchemyAPI Keyword and Term Extraction , Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, BatchBook, CitySourced, Dailyplaces, Factual, Google Maps Elevation, Google Places, SEOmoz, Walk Score, WhitePages.com, Yellow Canada and Zappos. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Earth and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Shopping (7 APIs, 8 mashups) and Social (6 APIs, 9 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Hand Craft Your Way to Great Prizes in Etsy API Contest

Romin Irani, September 21st, 2010

EtsyEtsy, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of handmade products, has launched an API contest. Developers have a chance to create winning applications that could reach the more than 5 million Etsy members and at the same time win some cash awards.


Twitter.com is Now One Giant Mashup

Adam DuVander, September 14th, 2010
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TwitterIn an event at Twitter headquarters, CEO Evan Williams unveiled a new Twitter.com. The site, which Williams referred to as the most popular Twitter client, now includes inline images, videos and other information behind the tweet, such as an entire conversation. The flagship site of the popular micro-blogging platform now runs on its own API, as well as those of several other services.


Best New Mashups: Keep It Local

Adam DuVander, July 26th, 2010

The web makes everything global and yet, everything is also local. APIs allow content and data to be filtered to just the stuff we need. The collection of great mashups below take advantage of those features to show local content to anyone, using location as a filter.


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